According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), 1,070 Nigerians died in road accidents in the third quarter, revealing that 89 out of the number were children.
The NBS Road Transport Data for Third Quarter, 2017 has posted this on its website on Wednesday.
The report stated that 981 of the 1,070 Nigerians that died, representing 91.7 per cent of the figure were adults while the remaining 89 Nigerians, representing 8.3 per cent of the figure were children.
Meanwhile, the report stated that a total of 6,803 Nigerians got injured in the accidents.
It stated that 6,419 of the 6,803 Nigerians that got injured, representing 94.4 per cent of the figure were adults while the remaining 384 Nigerians, representing 5.7 per cent of the figure were children.